On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Two car bombs go off at the Constitutional Court building in Algiers and the United Nations office. An estimated 45 people are killed in the bombings.

Famous Deaths

  • Ashleigh Aston Moore, Canadian Actress (b. 1981)
  • Christie Hennessy, Irish singer (b. 1945)
  • Grace Paley, American poet, political activist and teacher (1970 Arts & Letters Award), dies of breast cancer at 84